Keyword: research infrastructure
The Finnish Research Infrastructure Committee at the Research Council of Finland has decided on more than 29 million euros in funding for the building and upgrading of national and international research infrastructures. The University of Turku is involved in five of the funded research infrastructures.
The Academy of Finland has published Finland’s roadmap for research infrastructures 2021–2024. The roadmap describes the research infrastructure services that are strategically important to Finland's research, education and innovation activities and which will be needed in the next 10–15 years. The new roadmap for 2021–2024 describes for the first time the national and international research infrastructure landscape that is important from Finland’s perspective. The University of Turku is involved in 13 of the 29 listed research infrastructures.
Open research infrastructures and open science infrastructures are an integral part of the process by which knowledge and science influence.
Researchers from the University of Turku have been granted research infrastructure funding by the Academy of Finland. The largest funding was granted to the imaging infrastructure led by Professor Juhani Knuuti and the hydrology infrastructure lead by Professor Petteri Alho. Overall, eight projects with researchers from the University of Turku received funding.
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Digital preservation refers to long-term storage of digital information in an accessible and usable form for several decades or even centuries. The University of Turku has applied and been granted a permission by the Ministry of Education and Culture to store the materials in the Archives of History, Culture and Arts Studies (ACS Archive) to the national Digital Preservation Service for research data (DPS for research data). The University has signed an agreement with CSC – IT Center for Science this week. CSC is responsible for the realisation of the service.
In its Strategy, the University of Turku emphasises the significance of up-to-date research infrastructure as a prerequisite for top research and teaching based on it.